Front End Engineer, Chorus Partners United States

Company: Vox Media

Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. Vox Media’s networks and businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, and the Vox Media Podcast Network.                                                                           

About the Chorus team

Chorus is a platform for digital publishers. Informed by the success of Vox Media’s eight networks and internal branded content agency, Chorus is a complete media stack for brand and community building, content creation, audience engagement, distribution, measurement, and monetization. Within the Vox Product team, the Chorus team builds innovative tools that enable our editorial teams to tell compelling stories; designs dynamic, engaging audience experiences that can travel across myriad platforms and devices; and ensures our editorial teams can learn from and continuously adapt within an ever-changing industry.

We are dedicated to cross-disciplinary product thinking and vision, prize thoughtful and collaborative work, and are a remote-first organization.

We're looking for smart, curious front-end engineers to join our Partners team

What you'll do:

  • Improve and iterate our front-end codebase, and create tools for best-in-class user experiences
  • Work closely with design and product to launch publishing partners onto the Chorus platform
  • Foster and contribute to shared values around design and engineering in a culture of constructive collaboration
  • Craft systematic front-end approaches to design and partner challenges instead of focusing on one-off solutions

What you'll bring:

  • Experience with modern, accessible, responsive HTML and CSS (including tools like Sass)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript
  • Familiarity with web templating (such as Rails views or Django templates)
  • Experience in a cross-functional team where design and engineering are equal stakeholders
  • A commitment to user-centered design, web standards, performance, usability, and accessibility
  • Can communicate and collaborate well within a highly distributed team
  • Are a self-starter who can take a challenging task and run with it
  • Care deeply about the quality of your work
  • Take a pragmatic and thoughtful approach to solving problems
  • Have empathy for users and teammates

For more on the things we're building and problems we're solving, and what it's like to work with the Product, Design & Technology teams, see our Product Team blog. In an effort to an provide an inclusive and respectful working environment, all team members adhere to our code of conduct.

About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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